top 30 new albums for Oct 6 presents:

The weekly chart reflects the diversity of programming on WRIR. In an average week, WRIR DJs play approximately 1,200 albums (and EPs and singles).

To make it on the list, an album must be released in the past year. Local bands and albums played by more than one DJ are given priority in the rankings.

Below the chart is a list of new albums added to the music library once that information has been compiled. Check back later if it’s not there yet.

1 IDLES Ultra Mono Partisan / Liberator Music
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Sufjan Stevens The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
4 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
5 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
6 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
7 SUUNS FICTION – EP Joyful Noise / Secret City
8 Cabbage Amanita Pantherina Brassica
9 Naked Pictures W I D E self-released
10 Fly Anakin The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
11 ShotClock Side A – EP self-released
12 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
13 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
14 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
15 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
16 Talk Me Off Cursed Smartpunk
17 Radio B. All Art Ain’t Pretty The Association Of Great Minds
18 Red Sammy That Raging Heart Red Sammy
19 Ric Robertson Strange World – EP Free Dirt
20 Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon Noon Megaplum / ATO
21 The Mommyheads New Kings of Pop Fanfar!
22 Telco My Name Is Not Kaiser – EP telco
23 Alex Rasmussen Make It Real – EP Lovely Ruckus
24 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
25 Josiah Johnson Every Feeling on a Loop Anti- / Epitaph
26 Marques Martin Brave & Afraid Operator
27 Hey, King! Be Still – EP Anti- / Epitaph
28 The Wilderness Until Tomorrow self-released
29 Jabee This World Is So Fragile and Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union Media
30 The Milwaukees The Calling Mint 400

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7 October 6th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 21 presents:

The weekly chart reflects the diversity of programming on WRIR. In an average week, WRIR DJs play approximately 1,200 albums (and EPs and singles).

To make it on the list, an album must be released in the past year. Local bands and albums played by more than one DJ are given priority in the rankings.

Below the chart is a list of new albums added to the music library once that information has been compiled. Check back later if it’s not there yet.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
2 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
3 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
7 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
8 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti/Epitaph
9 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
10 Eric Bachmann No Recover Merge
11 Dilly Dally Heaven Partisan
12 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
13 Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá De Palenque à Matongé Zephyrus
14 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
15 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
16 Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West
17 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
21 We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep the Less I Dream self released
22 Marc Ribot Songs of Resistance 1948-2018 Anti-
23 Jungle For Ever XL
24 Tirzah Devotion Domino
25 Aphex Twin Collapse – EP Warp
26 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run for Cover
27 Aimee Lay The Other Side of You Respectful Lust
28 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
29 Thalia Zedek Band Fighting Season Thrill Jockey
30 Iron & Wine Weed Garden – EP Sub Pop

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7 September 22nd, 2018

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